The Jewish Reform movement should be commended for calling its members to break ties with the Boy Scouts.In a letter to Reform movement congregations earlier this month, the Joint Commission on Social Action said the Boy Scouts of Americas stance on gays is incompatible with our consistent belief that every individual - regardless of his or her sexual orientation - is created in the image of God and is deserving of equal treatment. In June 2000, the U.S.
While I agree with The State News (Our Voice SN, 1/9) that President Clintons visit to campus Tuesday brought honor and positive attention to MSU, more attention must be paid to the denial of citizens constitutional right to free speech that coincided with this visit.First, the order that no signs be allowed into Breslin Student Events Center, enforced by security at the entrances, is a denial of an American citizens right to free speech.
I am writing in regard to Keith Dunlaps column U sports give fans big relief (SN 1/10). While I agree with his points that the major Detroit franchises are either on the decline or have been in shambles for years, I have a problem with his usage of John Maddens name in his column.
I am a smoker. I really like cigarettes. I smoke around a pack of them every day. I have smoked through respiratory infections, family dysfunction, hellish work days, romantic woes and term papers. I buy cigarettes in cartons. One of my hobbies is collecting cigarettes from every state - the tax stamp on the bottom of the packs differs from state to state. I have no intention of quitting any time soon.
Rapper Eminem deserves his four Grammy nominations, but the message of hate and violence in his lyrics should not be condoned. The Recording Academy announced its nominations for the Grammy Awards last week, prompting thousands of phone calls and e-mails from people angry about Eminems nominations.
The hell has started.This week, networks have once again begun the proliferation of reality television programs, beginning with Temptation Island, which premiers tonight on the Fox television network.Temptation Island takes four unmarried couple,s who are in serious relationships, to paradise.